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Samsung ST200F
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Samsung ST200F Digital Camera

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16.1MP 10x CCD Jan 2013
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34 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites liked this camera. CNET.co.uk thought that this compact camera camera was brilliant and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. This digital camera also received a Teknokulis.com "Gold" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 80% based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, CNET.co.uk and parentesis.com. If all the compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this Samsung camera is in the bottom 87%.

Reasonably Priced

Several Samsung ST200F reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “The ST200F looks like good value for money” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Samsung ST200F “The Samsung ST200F is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 10x zoom, 16 megapixels, 3 inch screen”. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “The Samsung ST200F is extraordinary value for money”.

Easy to Use

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who bought the Samsung ST200F wrote that it was easy to use. Four years ago Photographyblog.com said “It's easy to use, has a decent specification”.

One Samsung ST200F owner considered that the Samsung ST200F was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “We like the updated menu system such as the good quality icons for the white-balance system” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Two people who reviewed the Samsung ST200F considered that it was wifi compatible.

Samsung Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Samsung compact camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Product Quality

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who reviewed the Samsung ST200F reckoned that it was good quality.

Good Size

One Samsung ST200F owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Cnet.co.uk said in their Samsung ST200F review on CNET.co.uk “Focus Video test Conclusion The compact, attractive ST200F is one of Samsung's Smart Camera-branded snappers” and rated the product 5 stars.

Robust

One Samsung ST200F owner wrote that this digital camera was reliable. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “It reliably produces vibrant, accurate results that are a true reflection of the original subject matter” in their review of the Samsung ST200F and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Samsung ST200F owner considered that the product had a good screen.

Good Support

One person who bought the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of the Samsung ST200F “The inclusion of built-in Wi-Fi makes it even more tempting and will help all” .

Good Video Capture

One customer who reviewed the Samsung ST200F concluded that it was good for video recording.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had good features. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “Is full of interesting features”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S5100, and the Coolpix 8800 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The Samsung ST200F has a quite large screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the ST200F. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ST200F the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8".

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which has better reviews.

If you want a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100 (£259.74) (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung ST200F supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 510 HS, the Samsung EX2F, or the Sony DSC-HX400V.

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Supports Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the ST200F, the Samsung ST200F supports video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video recording and we think because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-LX7, and the Lumix DMC-TZ30 both from Panasonic or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the ST200F, the Samsung ST200F has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung ST200F has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST200F also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30, and the Samsung EX2F which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of cameras of this spec and age is 29GB. The Samsung ST200F has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (64 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung ST200F has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ST200F the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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500 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Samsung ST200F is a digital camera that takes 500 shots shots per battery charge.

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ST200F is 1x and the highest is 16x. With a maximum playback zoom of 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST200F has a quite high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the ST200F.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

The Samsung ST200F has a fairly big combined zoom (90 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST200F. The smallest combined zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ST200F is 3x, the biggest is 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung ST200F is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the ST200F. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of 16 seconds, the Samsung ST200F has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago. Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the ST200F the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

The average flash recharging time of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST200F is 6s. At only 4 seconds, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly short flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the ST200F.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung ST200F supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Samsung camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ST200F is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of light metering modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the ST200F. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Samsung ST200F has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most cameras that are a comparable age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Digital cameras of this age and spec displays range from LCD (worst) to OLED (best).

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Very Thin

Compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ST200F have depths of between 4mm and 2,200mm. With a depth of only 18.9 millimeters, the Samsung ST200F is fairly thin compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the ST200F.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. With a digital zoom of only 1 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST200F has one of the smallest digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

If this Samsung camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Coolpix P520 (2x), or the Coolpix P310 (2x) both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung ST200F does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the ST200F also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, or the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the ST200F, the Samsung ST200F is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4, or the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Samsung ST200F does not have a GPS. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the ST200F also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30, or the Nikon Coolpix P520 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Samsung ST200F is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung ST200F is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Samsung digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ST200F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Samsung ST200F is more than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ST200F. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung ST200F is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Has One Playback Mode

The number of camera playback modes found on the Samsung ST200F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ST200F.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 5.6, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average maximum aperture of cameras that were launched around the same time as the ST200F is 6.8, and the maximum apertures range from 1.8 to 87.

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Only Has Eight White Balance Modes

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the ST200F. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung digital camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ST200F

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Samsung camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Megapixel Count

The Samsung ST200F has a relatively typical megapixel count (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the GC100 (£259.74) (16.3MP), or the WB150F (£269.99) (16.4MP) both from Samsung or the Fujifilm X100 (£209.00) (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST200F has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 10x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix 8800, or the Sony DSC-WX200 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Samsung WB150F (£269.99) (18x), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 (20x) which is also higher rated.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 143.6 grams, the Samsung ST200F has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Special Features

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
28 August 2012

Shooting with the Samsung ST200F is a pleasure. It's easy to use, has a decent specification and is full of interesting features. We like the updated menu system such as the good quality icons for...

PhotographyBlog.com

19 June 2012

The Samsung ST200F is extraordinary value for money. It reliably produces vibrant, accurate results that are a true reflection of the original subject matter. The inclusion of built-in Wi-Fi makes...

CNET.co.uk

28 May 2012

Considering the camera features, particularly the 10x optical zoom and Wi-Fi connectivity, the ST200F looks like good value for money. Although we were able to upload directly to Facebook, we...

24 April 2012
1 September 2013

"Het bewijs dat camera's met een krachtige langeafstandszoom niet langer groot en log hoeven te zijn" , schrijft Samsung op haar website over de nieuwe Samsung ST200F. Deze compactcamera met tien... Read more…

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User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 21 July 2016 by 1986Kate

Brought this camera 3 years ago now to film our Honey moon it did a great job. The only downside is when I came to Edit the video the quality didn't seem to be as good as when looking at it on the... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Mr. R. T. Barnes
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Jay
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived in good time and very good product...

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Mrs M R Rock
(Verified Purchase)

Broke after 3 weeks of use... now stuck with camera case I don't need and incompatible memory card..

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Mark appleyard
(Verified Purchase)

Nice kit this does more than you can imagine hold it steady plz...

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Product Identifiers

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